Drug suspect killed on her way to court

Posted at 05/09/12 4:28 PM

MANILA, Philippines – A woman was killed while on her way to her court hearing in Batangas City on Wednesday morning.

Initial reports said the victim, identified as Zenaida Varza, was waiting for a ride along Governor Carpio Road in Barangay Kumintang Ibaba when she was shot dead. She was supposed to attend trial for drug charges.

An operation was launched to capture the assailants. – report from Arnell Ozaeta, dzMM